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Residents 80 years of age and older can now register online for COVID-19 vaccinations at a City of Toronto immunization clinic

The online registration system for Toronto residents born in 1941 and earlier to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments at a City of Toronto operated clinic is now live on www.toronto.ca/covid-19. These appointments are the first publicly-available vaccination opportunities at City-operated mass immunization clinics, a milestone in Toronto’s fight against COVID-19.

City of Toronto opening 133,000 online COVID-19 vaccination bookings tomorrow for eligible seniors, vaccinations at three City-run clinics starting next Wednesday

Starting tomorrow, Friday, March 12, approximately 133,000 individual COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Torontonians born in 1941 and earlier will be available to book online through the City of Toronto’s website, www.toronto.ca/covid-19. The 133,000 bookings will be for appointments between March 17 and April 11 at three City-operated mass immunization clinics.

Councillor wants extra help for businesses during Broadview water main, track work

March 11, 2021 By David Nickle, Toronto.com The businesses at the west end of the Danforth near Broadview avenue have had it as rough as any over the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic. But while the rollout of vaccines over the coming months may offer some hope of a return to normal, that normal will not be without its challenges. In the coming months, the City of Toronto and the

City of Toronto opening 133,000 online COVID-19 vaccination bookings for City-run immunization clinics for residents born in 1941 or earlier

Starting this Friday, March 12, approximately 133,000 individual COVID-19 vaccination appointments for people age 80 and over will be available at the City of Toronto's mass immunization clinics.

Mayor John Tory, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa and Fire Chief and General Manager of the Office of Emergency Management Matthew Pegg announced the registration details today as part of the City’s COVID-19 update. With large shipments of vaccine set to start arriving next week, Toronto residents born in 1941 or earlier will be able to register online for vaccination appointments at three City-run mass immunization clinic as of Friday, March 12. At that time, 133,000 vaccination appointments between March 17 and April 11 will be available for booking.

City of Toronto launches city-wide community mobilization vaccine campaign

The City of Toronto and Toronto Public Health are working with the Province of Ontario and health sector and community partners to vaccinate people across Toronto as quickly as possible to stop the spread of COVID-19. As part of the City's efforts to ensure every resident in every corner of Toronto can access a vaccine, the City has released a call for proposals for $5.5 million in funding to Toronto’s community services sector who will act as local lead agencies for vaccination efforts across 140 neighbourhoods. This campaign is expected to play a significant role in Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the provincial vaccine process as vaccine supply increases.

Council unanimously approves creating 971 new affordable rental homes through the City's Open Door Program

Today, Toronto City Council unanimously approved creating 971 new affordable rental homes in 15 developments through the Open Door Program.

With today's endorsement by Council, a total of 11,143 affordable rental homes have now been approved through the City of Toronto's Open Door Program (ODP). This program is designed to accelerate affordable housing construction by providing a range of incentives from the City, which could include an exemption of fees, charges or property tax; capital funding; the fast-tracking of planning approvals; and activating surplus public land. Approved projects must begin construction within three years of the date of approval in order to maintain access to the capital grant and/or incentives. 

City of Toronto commemorates one year in the ongoing fight against COVID-19

Since March 2020, the City of Toronto’s Emergency Operations Centre has been activated in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Over the next few weeks, the City will mark a number of COVID-19 milestone dates that are significant to Torontonians and remind us of the importance of our continued efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.

These dates offer an opportunity for Toronto to mourn the lives lost as a result of the virus,  reflect on the past year, support those who have lost loved ones, recognize the contributions of frontline and essential workers, acknowledge all the sacrifices made, and lift those who continue to struggle with long-term health impacts as a result of the virus.

TORONTO HOSPITALS AND ONTARIO HEALTH TEAMS LAUNCH COVID-19 VACCINE CALL CENTRE AND WEBSITE

(March 8, 2021) Toronto, ON – Toronto hospitals and their partner Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) joined forces today to launch a centralized COVID-19 call centre and website to support eligible adults in Toronto to pre-register or book their vaccination appointments. The Toronto COVID-19 Vaccine Call Centre and Website (www.vaccineto.ca) will be one central place to support priority populations identified as part of Phase I in the Ontario Vaccine Distribution Plan.

City of Toronto to receive enough COVID-19 vaccine to open three of its mass immunization clinics starting March 17

Toronto Mayor John Tory today announced that three of the City of Toronto’s mass immunization clinics will open early to vaccinate residents who are over the age of 80 starting on March 17.

The three City-run clinics to open on March 17 are:

  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Scarborough Town Centre
  • Toronto Congress Centre.
These clinics will operate seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Details on clinic operations, including how to book, will be available in the coming days. The City is working with the Province of Ontario to implement a booking system.

Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update - March 8, 2021

The City of Toronto is working with all our healthcare partners and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines.

To date, 203,771 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto.

Today, a number of Toronto hospitals and community healthcare centres are vaccinating priority groups identified by the Province of Ontario’s priority framework for COVID-19 vaccination including residents aged 80 years and over. These clinics are only vaccinating those in the priority groups who have confirmed appointments.

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